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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Old car festival 2019

I'll be wandering around there Saturday. I hope to stay for the Gas Light Parade, Its supposed to be something to see.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,399
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: fun day with un expected bonus

My original radiator is not a honeycomb,but does have a few leaks and i bet it could use a good rodding. So for now the honeycomb will do the job, until I can repair and rod out the original.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,399
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: fun day with un expected bonus

Well the Price was right and it seems to work well so far. I still have the original and maybe at a later date I'll pick your brain on the procedure of this "rodding out".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,399
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: fun day with un expected bonus

I bought a radiator at the swap meet at the Dearborn MARC meet last week that’s “HoneyComb” like that. The guy said it was a 28. I like the look.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,416
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Is there a better swage tool?

I think I bought my swage tool from Snyders also. I did all 20 lugs and it worked fine and still looks fine. I used a 20 ton press. To get the old lugs out I was going to buy a $100 slugger bit (like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Not model A related (entirely) Kindig-it-Design

I like Bitchin' Rides too. I also watch a few that are mentioned in post #3. Right now I think my favorite is "Iron Resurrection". Joe Martin and his crew "appear" to have a passion for what they do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Hand Controls for a Model A?

You might try contacting this guy, RudyOnWheels.

If the link don't work search "post a picture of your car " he is on page 4 post #75.

I was looking at this old thread a few weeks ago and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Campgrounds for 2019 MARC Dearborn Meet

http://www.detroitgreenfield.com/ A campground 30 to 40 minutes west of Dearborn.

https://harbortownrv.com/index.php A campground 30 to 40 minutes South of Deraborn.

If you go to Sterling you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 19,347
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Air filter for Model A

Thatís funny!:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By SkimmerBob
wrong kind of spark

Back to lurker
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 274,850
Posted By SkimmerBob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Some pictures fro 2019 OCMAFCA pancake breakfast

Nice job LCBD on the pictures . I jumped over to the HAMB and checked them out. Its good to hear the custom guys and stock guys got along . I personally love both, but hate to see originals cut....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,457
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: checking timing

Thanks everyone I used this thread to get mine back in time.
Thanks Tom Wesenberg for the picture that helped a lot.
Thanks Y-Blockhead for the suggestion on the bent wrench. I will go get me a...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-11-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,325
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Who designed he Model T engine

The Earth Is Flat!!!!!!
Is it Circular or square? How thick is it and does the gravity pull whatever is on the under side up ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 18,734
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I'll be 55 in about 9 days.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,034
Posted By SkimmerBob
AA on Display

This 29 AA is going on it's 3rd winter sitting out here in Wyandotte, Michigan. It sits at the side of a bar/restaurant in the downtown area. They moved it the year before last to the public parking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: More T than A but all Ford

more pics if it will let me
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By SkimmerBob
More T than A but all Ford

My wife and I went and toured the Ford Piquette Plant yesterday. It was pretty cool. ( cold actually on the third floor... no heat up there). They have what they are calling the "Alphabet Cars" or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,626
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: American Pickers Model A .

I gotta say these guys irritate me! I hate the way they almost beg people to sell them an item that the person acts like they don't want to sell. They tell them I got to have it! They finally win...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,736
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Motor Munster greenfield village

I went yesterday and was GREATLY disappointed!! Compared to the last several years. There was about 300 cars i was told by the lady at the Info desk were i went to complain. Thats about half of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,294
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Cowtown swap this Sunday-correct?

Wow! Who knew "TailGaters" had 3 different meanings?

1) Someone driving too close to your rear bumper.
2) Parking lot Party goers
3) Parking lot Swap meet vendor
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,375
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Spring expander, DIY

Spring spreading is a dangerous job! My dad always told me this and said people have been killed or hurt badly when the spreader flew off and hit them. So when it came time to put the spring back on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,053
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Sad day

Bummer! I'm glad no one got hurt.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,903
Posted By SkimmerBob
Re: Photo on back of recent Model A News...

I thought my old man was crazy when he hung his Tudor body from the rafters in the garage by putting 2x4's thru the windows. Now not so much.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By SkimmerBob
Not Model A " The Motor Muster " @ Greenfeild Village

The Motor Muster at Greenfield Village is this weekend. It's very similar to the "Old Car Festival" in September except the cars are 1932 and newer. There will be 500 + cars it should be a great...
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